Designation – Designated Partner
Himanshu shekhar is the founding member, partner and Patron of the firm and heads the firm's Litigation Practice.
Himanshu shekhar at vipra legal has vast experience in general commercial corporate laws, domestic and international arbitration, injunction laws, writs, tenancy laws, real estate laws, family laws, employment laws, labour laws, accident claims, claims and disputes relating to product liability, family laws, intellectual property laws, petition for approval of scheme for amalgamation of companies, winding up of company, insurance laws and maritime laws. During his tenure of more than 10 years in litigation practice, he has represented various large Indian and multinational corporations, banks, financial institutions, insurance companies and individuals before the various courts, tribunals and foras throughout India.
Designation – Designated Partner
Aditya Bharadwaj is the founding member, partner and patron of the firm.
Aditya's professional experience spans over a decade with specialisation in corporate & business laws, having extensive experience on advising clients on cross-border and domestic mergers & acquisitions, complex joint ventures, private equity transactions, strategic tie-ups, foreign inward and outbound investment. He has advised numerous multinational and domestic companies across industry segments on legal and regulatory issues involved at various stages of project conception and execution, including on entry strategies, structuring and other general corporate commercial matters.
Designation – Vice President Business Development
Kumar Gaurav is the vice president business development of the firm.
Kumar is an accomplished, result driven professional with 8 plus years of rich and wide experience in the banking industry with a blend of Compliance Operations Leadership, Operational Risk and Corporate Relationship Management having worked for some of the biggest names in the banking industry i.e. American Express, HSBC and Deutsche Bank.
He has an experience of Managing a team of 30 plus Compliance Operations Analysts.
Areas of expertise include Sanctions & PEP Screening, Enhanced Due Diligence, Ongoing Due Diligence, AML/KYC/CTF Checks for the US, UK, Australia, New Zealand and Singapore markets.
He is currently looking after International Business Consulting and caters to the Business Proposals & Industry Specific research reports domain.
Designation- Company Secretary
Guneet Mayall is the company secretary of the firm.
Guneet is a fellow member of Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce and a Master’s Degree in Law. She is a competent and seasoned professional with 6 plus years of experience in Company Secretary Matters and Legal Affairs. Her rich experience covers advisory related to Corporate Laws, Due Diligence, Corporate Governance, Securities Law, Corporate Drafting and Research on diverse legal issues.
She is an exceptional combination of financial skills allying with meticulous corporate legal knowledge. She has also successfully co-authored 5 Academic Books for Company Secretary Curriculum.
Board of Advisors
MR A.K. SRINIVASAN – EX DIRECTOR FINANCE – ONGC
Designation – Advisor
Mr Srinivasan, an IIM Bangalore alumnus, is an accomplished finance professional with experience of over 31 years in upstream oil and gas finance.
Mr Srinivasan started his professional journey with ONGC as a graduate trainee in the year 1983. He has demonstrated his professional capability in diverse facets of financial planning and management with the energy major. With experience in the capital markets, project financing & contracts, corporate budgeting & planning, corporate accounting, corporate taxation and dispute resolution, Mr Srinivasan has a broad array of expertise up his sleeves.
As Executive Director (Finance), ONGC, Mr Srinivasan played a pivotal role in international fund raising during the ONGC Videsh bond issue, securing over USD 700 mn worth of credits for the overseas subsidiary of ONGC.
Mr Srinivasan has played major role in the acquisition of various oil and gas development projects, Power, Petro-Chemical and capital assets for ONGC. He has also steered critical productivity enhancement projects like the transition from excel based reporting to SAP based reporting and implementation of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) projects across ONGC.
In pursuit of excellence, Mr Srinivasan has also undergone various development programs like the Advanced Management Program at IIM Lucknow, Senior Management Program at the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad and Oil and Gas Accounting from University of Texas, Dallas.